Link club AGM

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Link club AGM

Post #1 by FOWLER MAN » Fri May 19, 2017 3:52 pm

Hi,
I attended the Link Club A.G.M. last Saturday and took some photos. I've been too busy to put them on till now but better late than never.
First a couple of picks of a chain land drain trencher on a Muir Hill tractor.
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John Fosters 1930 Caterpillar 60 which was starting and running like a dream.
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A nice Track Marshall.
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A Muir Hill 121 with a gravel trailer.
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Tony Coats Brilliantly restored Cat. loader.
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Another great restoration The trader &% and Fordson tractor.
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and a Cat 5 Ton crawler
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A few International and Cat Crawlers.
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Post #2 by FOWLER MAN » Fri May 19, 2017 4:07 pm

Before leaving the Link Club Day, the Venue was provided by Ben Smalley and family of "Smalley Excavator" fame.
Below are some of their surviving Smalley excavators and another pic. of John Fosters Cat. 60 ready for the off,
and a rare Thwaites Goliath dumper
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Re: Link club AGM

Post #3 by Jeremy Rowland » Fri May 19, 2017 5:55 pm

Thanks for sharing Fred :wave: I have seen this collection before; all good stuff :thumbup:

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Post #4 by RichardJW~ » Sun May 21, 2017 12:14 am

was a great day out, well worth the effort to travel up from the west country


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Post #5 by shovel man » Mon May 22, 2017 10:15 pm

That is a Thwaites Goliath not a Giant, its the 8 ton model with the 6 cylinder engine

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Post #6 by FOWLER MAN » Tue May 23, 2017 4:08 pm

shovel man wrote:That is a Thwaites Goliath not a Giant, its the 8 ton model with the 6 cylinder engine


Hi Richard, you are of course quite right. :thumbup: I will edit the post or everyone will be as confused as me. :?
I realised it was the 8 ton model but came up with the wrong name. :oops:
My only excuse is old age. :lol:
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Post #7 by essexpete » Tue May 23, 2017 9:01 pm

Thanks Fred. Love the Major/Trader - very period!


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Post #8 by 17A » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:16 am

That’s my Dads Trader, he spent 10 years restoring it. The super major has since been sold
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Post #9 by 17A » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:18 am

That’s my Dads Trader, he spent 10 years restoring it. The super major has since been sold to Paul Badger (pipelines) who is also my employer and very kindly lets me keep my D4 at his yard :thumbup:


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